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Focus a Topic:  To get started, watch the Developing a Research Topic tutorial (UPitt).  Review your assignment guidelines, textbook(s), and encyclopedias to explore ideas.  For a list of encyclopedias, see the "Reference" tab above. 

Consult with your professor and/or librarian to refine your topic and develop a focused research question.  See librarian contacts in the right column.

Choose a Database and search for sources:.  Use the "Articles & Databases"  tab above.

Find a Book.  Use the "Books"  tabs above.

Cite Your Sources.  Use the "How to Cite Sources" box on the Get Started tab.  

Determine Whether Sources are Credible.  Use the "How to Evaluate Sources" box on the Get Started tab. 


Introduction to Research for Slavic folklore

The Slavic Folklore Research Guide is specifically designed to help students with the research assignments  for SLAV 148/149 Introduction to Slavic Folklore.  The purpose of the research exercise is to teach students INFORMATION MANAGEMENT. When you complete the exercise, you will:

    * Know more about the library and its resources, human and material;
    * Better understand how locate needed materials in a variety of formats;
    * Be more able evaluate and choose the best materials.

The research exercise consists of three components:  an intenet research tutorial, library sessions with accompanying worksheets, and a research assignment. For more help contact Jon Giullian.



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Int'l Areas Studies Division (IAS), Slavic & Eurasian Studies (SES), 519 Watson Library (Level 5 East), (785) 864-8854,
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